Uniliorin PG School: Approved List of Courses Offered And Admission Requirements

Anyone reading this post (comprehensive list of available Unilorin Postgraduate Courses/programmes and their admission requirements) is either a graduate, working class with first degree or the likes who wants to further his or her career in the respective fields below. University of Ilorin without doubt has one of the fastest academic calendars in Nigeria, you can carry out your personal findings. Their speedy academic session connotes their seriousness and leaves little or no space for complacency.

The Postgraduate session for the Master degree and Postgraduate Diploma is for a period of 12 calendar months for Unilorin and 18 calendar months for some universities.

Unilorin Postgraduate programmes usually kicks off in the month of  October and ends on 30th September of the following year, while for the M.Phil.(Masters of Philosophy) /PhD. and Ph.D programme, the programmes span for a period of 12 months starting from the official date of registration.

By the end of this article, you should have been able to ascertain the following information about Uniliorin Postgraduate Courses:

  1. All postgraduate courses offered in Unilorin
  2. Unilorin Admission Requirements for Postgraduates
  3. Unilorin Admission requirements for Masters Degree programmes
  4. Unilorin Admission requirements for Ph.D programmes
  5. Unilorin Admission requirements for Post graduate Diploma Programmes
  6. All you need to know about Unilorin Postgraduate school

Uniliorin PG School: Approved List of Courses Offered And Admission Requirements 1

List of Accredited Postgraduate Courses Offered in UNILORIN

1M.Sc. Agric. Extension
2Ph.D. Agric. Extension
3M. Phil. Agronomy
4M.Sc. Agronomy
5Ph.D. Agronomy
6M. Phil. Animal Production
7M.Sc. Animal Production
8PGD Animal Production
9Ph.D. Animal Production
10M.Sc. Crop Protection
11Ph.D. Crop Protection
12M. Phil. Agricultural Economics
13M.Sc. Agricultural Economics
14Ph.D. Agricultural Economics
15M. Phil. Arabic
16M.A. Arabic
17Ph.D. Arabic
18M. Phil. English
19M. Phil. Literature-In-English
20M.A. English
21Ph.D. English
22Ph.D. Literature-In-English
23Ph.D. French Language
24M.A. History and International Studies
25M.Phil. History and International Studies
26Ph.D. History and International Studies
27M. Phil. Linguistics
28M. Phil. Yoruba
29M.A. Yoruba
30Ph.D. Linguistics
31Ph.D. Yoruba
32M. Phil. Performing Arts
33M.A. Performing Arts
34Ph.D. Performing Arts
35M.A. Peace and Development Studies
36Ph.D. Peace and Development Studies
37M. Phil. Curriculum Developmet Science Education
38M. Phil. Mathematics Education
39M.(Ed.) Curriculum Development Science
40M.(Ed.) Science Education
41Ph.D. Curriculum Development Science
42Ph.D. Science Education
43M. Phil. English Language Education
44M.(Ed.) Arabic Education
45M.(Ed.) Comparative Education
46M.(Ed.) English Language Education
47M.(Ed.) History and Policy of Education
48M.(Ed.) Mother Tongue Education
49M.(Ed.) Religious Studies Education
50Ph.D. Arabic Education
51Ph.D. Comparative Education
52Ph.D. English Language Education
53Ph.D. Mother Tongue Education
54Ph.D. Religious Studies Education
55M. Phil. Social Studies Education
56M.(Ed.) Sociology of Education
57M.(Ed.) Educational Psychology
58M.(Ed.) Social Studies Education
59Ph.D. Educational psychology
60M.Ed. Educational Technology
61M.Phil. Educational Technology
62Ph.D. Educational Technology
63M.Ed. Health Education
64M.Phil. Health Education
65Ph.D. Health Education
67M. Phil. Agricultural Engineering
68M.Eng. Agricultural Engineering
69Ph.D. Agricultural Engineering
70M. Phil. Civil Engineering
71M.Eng. Civil Engineering
72Ph.D. Civil Engineering
73M. Phil. Mechanical Engineering
74M.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
75Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
76M.Eng. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
77Ph.D. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
78M.Sc. Integrated Water Resources Management
79LL.M. Law
80LL.M. Islamic Law
81M. Phil. Anatomy
82M.Sc. Anatomy
83Ph.D. Anatomy
84M. Phil. Physiology
85M.Sc. Physiology
86Ph.D. Physiology
87M.Sc. Medical Microbiology
88M. Phil. Medical Microbiology
89M.Sc. Pharmacology and Therapeutics
90Ph.D. Pharmacology and Therapeutics
91M.Comm.H. Public Health
92M.PH Public Health
93Ph.D. Public Health
94Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)
95M.Sc. Mass Communication
96M. Phil. Bio-Chemistry
97M.Sc. Bio-Chemistry
98M.Sc. Microbiology
99Ph.D. Microbiology
100M.Sc. Plant Biology
101Ph.D. Plant Biology
102M.Sc. Zoology
103Ph.D. Zoology
104M. Phil. Chemistry
105M.Sc. Chemistry
106PGD in Chemistry
107Ph.D. Chemistry
108Ph.D. Bio-Chemistry
109M. Phil. Physics
110M.Sc. Physics
111Ph.D. Physics
112M. Phil. Geological Sciences
113M.Sc. Geological Sciences
114PGD in Geology
115Ph.D. Geological Sciences
116M. Phil. Microbiology
117M. Phil. Plant Biology
118M. Phil. Mathematics
119M.Sc. Mathematics
120Ph.D. Mathematics
121M. Phil. Statistics
122M.Sc. Statistics
123Ph.D. Statistics
124Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS)
125M.Sc Industrial Chemistry
126M.Sc. Accounting
127Ph.D. Accounting
128M.Sc. Business Administration
129Ph.D. Business Administration
130M.Sc. Finance
131M.Phil. Geography
132M.Sc. Geography
133M.Sc. Political Science
134M.Sc. Sociology
135Ph.D. Sociology
136M.A. Literature-In-English
137M.A. Linguistics
138M.Ed. Human Kinetics Education
139M. Phil. Human Kinetics Education
140Ph.D. Human Kinetics Education
141Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry
142M. Phil. Industrial Chemistry
143M.A. Christian Studies
144M.A. Islamic Studies
145M.A. Comparative Studies
146M.Sc. Soil Science
147M.A. Arabic Literature
148M. Phil. Arabic Literature
149Ph.D. Arabic Literature
150M.A. Applied Linguistics
151M. Phil. Applied Linguistics
152Ph.D. Applied Linguistics
153M.A. Yoruba Literature
154M.(Ed.) Curriculum Development Social Science Education
155Ph.D. Curriculum Development Social Science Education
156M.(Ed.) Mathematics Education
157Ph.D. Mathematics Education
158M. Phil. Soil Science
159Ph.D. Soil Science
160M.A. Peace and Security Studies
161M.A. Literature-In-French
162Ph.D. Yoruba Literature
163M. Phil. Yoruba Literature
164M. Phil. Christian Studies
165Ph.D. Christian Studies
166Ph.D. Comparative Religious Studies
167M. Phil. Comparative Religious Studies
168M. Phil. Islamic Studies
169Ph.D. Islamic Studies
170M.Sc. Food Science
171M. Phil. Curriculum Development Social Science Education
172Master of Public Health Education
173M.Eng. Chemical Engineering
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Unilorin Admission Requirements For Masters Degree, PHD Programmes And Post-Graduate Diploma Courses

Admission Requirements For Masters Degree

Applicants who wish to complete their Master degree programmes and are either graduates of the University of Ilorin or other recognized Universities in Nigeria, must meet the following criteria:

  1. Prospective candidates must obtain a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and should be applying for programmes in which they have their first degrees. However, prospective candidates with Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and those with higher classes of degrees seeking admissions into programmes outside those in which they have their first degrees may be admitted, provided they satisfy the school authority, the Senate precisely in the qualifying examination to be conducted.
  2. Please note that the least class of Degree for all academic programme applicants is Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division).  Regardless of the institution where the Bachelor’s degree is obtained, ALL candidates shall apply early for their official Bachelor’s degree transcript to be sent to the Secretary Postgraduate School, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, before the expiration of the stated deadline.
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Admission Requirements For PHD Programmes

  1. Prospective candidates/applicants for Unlorin Ph.D. degree programme shall have obtained a relevant Master degree of this or other recognized University, with an average weighted score of at least 60%.  Short-listed candidates would be required to satisfy the Postgraduate School in the qualifying interviews and assessments by the relevant Department. Applicants are therefore advised to interact with the department to which they have applied to ascertain the date of the interview for the Ph.D. degree programme. Regardless of the Institution where the Master’s degree was obtained, ALL candidates must apply early for their official Master degree academic transcripts to be sent to the Postgraduate School, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, for the purpose of this admission and before the expiration of the stated deadline.  All candidates must have 5 O/L credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics or pass in Mathematics, where applicable.

  2. Please note that Degree applicants from foreign Universities, where English language is their preferred language, should submit to the Postgraduate School, evidence of their English Language proficiency, e.g., TOEFL or IELTS scores.

Admission Requirements For Post Graduate Diploma Courses

Prospective applicants for the Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters degree Programmes will be subjected to the written assessment (qualifying examination) irrespective of the class of degree obtained, except applicants from the University of Ilorin with a First Class and Second class, Upper Division (Honours)

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Important Information

Kindly note that all International applicants (Applicants who are based outside Nigeria, and non–Nigerian and applying outside the country) shall be exempted from the qualifying examination. However, International applicants applying from outside the country for the Doctor of Philosophy programmes shall be requested to submit a proposal of not more than 5 pages, giving details of what research they intend to carry out which should be sent electronically to Unilorin postgraduate Portal (

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